Les Rossignols d'Ancheyra
Barn | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Beautiful barn conversion nestled in a rural hamlet within 28 acres of private land consisting of meadows, woodland and streams. Private swimming pool with a vine covered pergola for shade. Large covered balcony overlooking stunning scenery. The property has four spacious bedrooms and three bathrooms. Private swimming pool with a shallow end perfect for the children. The pool has an electrically operated security cover, which will support a weight of 85kgs when closed, it is AFNOR approved, conforming to French statutory safety requirements. Leading from the living room is a spacious covered balcony with stunning views, furnished with a large table and chairs to enable you to dine al fresco. Safety gates at both exits off the terrace. With three large double and one twin bedroom (which can sleep up to 4 small children), one wetroom and two en suite bathrooms, the property is ideal for families, with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges 60 km, Nearest railway: Thiviers 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
On the ground floor is one large double bedroom (king-size bed) and one large twin bedroom (both wheelchair accessible). The showeroom has a level access//wheel in shower. On the first floor are two large en suite bedrooms, one double with en suite showeroom, one double with en suite bathroom with corner bath & shower over. An additional single bed is also available as well as a cot but this must be arranged at time of booking. The bedrooms could easily accommodate additional single bed/cot. Electric heating to all rooms. Fitted kitchen with large dual gas/electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and a full range of kitchen equipment.
Spacious and bright living room area (with beautiful views), Cast Iron woodburner. Satellite television (free to view or bring your own sky card), DVD, CD/MP3 player, two large sofas, coffee table and extending dining table to seat 8/12 people. There is also a selection of games, books, DVDs and CDs for your entertainment.
The exterior and the groundfloor interior of the property has been designed to be accessible to the elderly, infirm and is wheelchair friendly. Light switches/sockets within easy reach, door widths 90cm, inner hallway width 140cm. Lounge, kitchen and both ground floor bedrooms very spacious allowing for easy access and manoeuvrability, wheel in shower/wc specifically designed for wheelchair access (grabrails and showerchair). Private car park leads directly onto covered terrace via a sloping ramp with handrails. Lowered/ramped area by the pool terrace for easy transfer into pool. Please contact us if you require further details.
All linen and towels supplied although we do ask guests to supply their own pool towels.
A generous welcome pack is provided free of charge.
Changeover day is Saturday, departures by 10am / arrivals from 5pm although we can be flexible with this where possible but please contact us to discuss arrangements.
|Further details outdoors|
The 20 sq/m shady covered terrace leads directly off the living room overlooking the pool and grounds. A large table and chairs are provided so that you can enjoy those lazy long lunches or perhaps a glass or two of wine
whilst enjoying the beautiful and peaceful countryside views.
The private and secluded 10m x 4.5m swimming pool (depth 1 m – 1.82 m) and poolside terrace overlooks open, unspoilt views and offers full sunshine all day long. Vine covered pergola for shaded area. The pool has a safety cover meeting French regulation, however, your safety remains your own responsibility and children must be supervised at all times.
Enjoy evening barbecues in the peaceful, relaxing and romantic ambiance of the illuminated pool whilst you enjoy the spectacular sunsets.
All towels, linen and cleaning included although we do ask guests to supply their own pool towels.
Generous free welcome pack provided on arrival. We request no smoking in the house, ashtrays are provided for use outdoors.
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
The local area offers swimming lakes with beaches, possibilities for aquatic sport, various historic sights (Richard the Lionheart route) and excellent restaurant and cafes offering regional dishes (truffles from Sorges) in the area. It takes 30 to 45 minutes to drive to Perigueux, Brantome or Limoges.
Ancheyra is perfectly situated to explore the heritage of the region, with its medieval villages and cities such as Limoges, Perigueux (Cathedrale St Front) and Sarlat (Cité Medievale), chateaux (e.g. Jumilhac-le-Grand, Puyguilhelm and Hautefort), prehistoric caves (Grottes de Villars and Lascaux), weekly markets and wine markets. It is also within easy reach of water sports facilities, swimming lakes (Rouffiac) and rivers (canoeing at Brantome).
There are there are two golf courses within an hour's drive near Limoges and Perigueux. A new golf course has just opened in Excideuil. This is currently 9 holes but will eventually offer a total of 27 holes.
In addition there are opportunities for cycling, fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, roller blading, surfing, tennis, walking, water skiing, wind surfing and rock climbing.
The property is situated within a 15 minute drive of Lake Rouffiac. Its many facilities include a sandy beach, swimming, water skiing, sailing, tennis, climbing walls and restaurants. Perfect for young children or teenagers
Other attractions include horse racing at Pompadour, the magnificent chateaux at Hautefort and Jumilhac le Grande, St. Jean De Côle - which holds the official accolade of being one of the 'Plus Beau Villages' in France, and the picturesque town of Brantome known as "Little Venice".
Our local village of Sarrazac is a 2 minute drive away (or 20 minute stroll) and offers a post office, bar and a restaurant.
The larger village of Jumilhac Le Grand, only a 10 minute drive away, boasts a magnificent château, several café/bars, shops and a restaurant.
Thiviers, our local town is known as the Foie Gras capital and is a 15 minute drive away. The local cuisine includes Limousin beef, foie gras, duck, walnuts and apples. Thiviers has 4 good size supermarkets.
The Saturday morning market at Thiviers is not to be missed with a huge variety of fresh food, vegetables, flowers, clothes, wine, cheeses and fish and live music. There is a good selection of shops, banks and train links to Paris, Perigueux and Bordeaux.
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8 Aug 2013
"Fantastic! Wheelchair accessible holiday home in perfect settings."
I cannot recommend this holiday "home from home" highly enough! Being a wheelchair user, access is always a big consideration when booking any accommodation. The friendly and informative contact with the owners assured me that the amenities would be suitable. I was not disappointed!
The gîte is comfortable, with all the mod cons that worked well for the whole family. Facilities for myself were everything that was promised. The private pool (also accessible) was a delight.
The location is peaceful with an abundance of wildlife, wonderful to just relax! A car is essential to visit the heart of the Dordogne with everything it has to offer within less than an hour's drive.
We will be back!
7 Aug 2013
"Charming, peaceful, lovely location"
Lovely accomodation, very well laid out with generous sized bedrooms. Nicely converted barn, well kept and clean, good countryside location set in large field grounds. Pool and BBQ area great, bonus i… More
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